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No, WeWork Isn’t a Tech Company. Here’s Why That Matters

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 17:29

The kind of company it is influences investors and its valuation.

When to Take Initiative at Work, and When Not To

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 17:09

Some problems aren’t yours to solve.

Learning Is Supposed to Feel Uncomfortable

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 15:05

Every expert started as a beginner.

181 Top CEOs Have Realized Companies Need a Purpose Beyond Profit

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 20:10

The Business Roundtable’s new letter could mark a turning point.

Why Are We So Bad at Choosing the Right Job?

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 17:06

Do what you’re good at, not what pays the most.

Should a Pension Fund Try to Change the World?

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:44

Harvard Business School professors Rebecca Henderson and George Serafeim discuss the impact investing efforts of Hiro Mizuno, CIO of GPIF, Japan’s government pension fund. He says that improving corporate governance, increasing inclusion and gender diversity, and addressing climate change would expand Japan’s economy. But, should a pension fund try to change the world?

The Challenges (and Triumphs) of a Young Manager

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:15

Julie Zhuo, Facebook’s VP of product design, started at the company as its first intern and became a manager at the age of 25. Like many first-time bosses, she made many missteps and acted how she thought managers were supposed to act. Eventually, she grew to find joy in the role and today she leads hundreds of people. She says that becoming a great manager also helps you know yourself better. Zhuo is the author of the book “The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You.”

What Supply Chain Transparency Really Means

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:05

And five steps to get started.

A Lack of Sponsorship Is Keeping Women from Advancing into Leadership

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 17:00

It’s time to rethink how sponsorship works.

Why “Tell Them Something They Don’t Know” Is Bad Advice in B2B Sales

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:36

And what to try instead.

The Key to Happy Customers? Happy Employees

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 15:05

An analysis of Glassdoor data.

Do You Understand the Variance In Your Data?

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 18:00

Analytics has to be about more than averages.

Research: How Political Connections Help (and Hurt) Chinese Startups

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:00

Connections boost credibility but scare away some customers.

The Gap Between Large and Small Companies Is Growing. Why?

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:00

For one thing, big firms are spending more and more on R&D.

Better Ways to Predict Who’s Going to Quit

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:05

The right data can help manage turnover risk.

How Multinationals Can Help Advance LGBT Inclusion Around the World

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:10

Especially in countries that are hostile to it.

8 Ways Leaders Delegate Successfully

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 16:00

Start by picking the right person for the job.

If You Want Engaged Employees, Offer Them Stability

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 15:05

People need security to do their best work.

Disrupting the Insurance Industry with AI

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 19:18

Daniel Schreiber, Lemonade’s CEO and cofounder, joins Azeem to discuss how the company is using artificial intelligence to disrupt a legacy industry by realigning incentives with the values that customers care about.

What Wellness Programs Don’t Do for Workers

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 19:00

Here’s what it would mean to take employee well-being seriously.


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